How Big Is Australia Compared To Alaska? (Comparison)

Australia is a country located in the Oceania continent, whereas Alaska is a U.S. state in the Western United States, on the northwest extremity of the country’s west coast. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Australia and Alaska regarding various aspects.


How big is Australia compared to Alaska?

The total area of Australia is 9,984,670 sq km, and the total area of Alaska is 1,717,856 sq km. Australia is bigger than Alaska by 5,974,168 sq km. Australia is around 4.47 times bigger than Alaska.

Area of Australia:  2,969,907 sq mi ( 7,692,024 km2 )

Area of Australia compared to Alaska

Area of Alaska:  663,268 sq mi ( 1,717,856 km2 )

Area of Alaska compared to Australia


According to the Worldometer data, the total population of Australia as of 8th July 2021 is estimated to be around 25,804,397.

Population of Australia compared to Alaska

Based on the United States Census Bureau data, the total population of Alaska as of 2019, is estimated to be around 731,545.

Population of Alaska compared to Australia

Here is some more data comparison between Australia and Alaska.

The capital city of Australia is Canberra, and the capital city of Alaska is Juneau.

Official Languages

Australia: None at the federal level but English is the national language of Australia.
Alaska: English

Human Development Index

HDI of Australia as of 2019: 0.944
HDI of Alaska as of 2018: 0.937

Australia Timezone:

UTC + 8, +9.5, +10

Summer (DST):
UTC + 8, +9.5, +10, +10.5, +11

(Australia has various timezones, also in Daylight Saving Time).

Alaska Timezone:

UTC − 9 (Alaska Time Zone)
UTC − 10 (Hawaii – Aleutian Time Zone)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 8 (Alaska Daylight Time)
UTC − 9 (Hawaii – Aleutian Daylight Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Australia:
25° 0′ 0″ S133° 0′ 0″ E

Coordinates of Alaska:
64° 4′ 6.6″ N152° 16′ 41.52″ W

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